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10/7

Affiliate Disclaimer NewEtsy MyScrapbookDesigns Myrtle Beach Overlay

Scrapbook overlay available from Etsy seller MyScrapbookDesigns

Hello, beach babes. This post is all about one of the most temperate beaches in the U.S., Myrtle Beach. It’s a great honeymoon destination because of all the amusements, parks, entertainment and dreamy sunsets. It’s also a great place for the low-cost honeymoon, since there are so many things to do under a tight budget.

Alright, fellas. You’ve got the itinerary, events are booked and now you’re just left daydreaming at the office, counting down the days until you get to smell the salt in the air. There’s only one thing left: What to pack. Below are a few items we recommend adding to your suitcase to make sure you’re prepared.

Old Navy Faux Leather Boat Shoes

Faux-Leather Boat Shoes, $13.99 from Old Navy

 

Etsy EmblemEyewear Classic Half Frame Vintage ClubmasterHalf- Frame Vintage Clubmaster Sunglasses, $6.95 from Etsy seller EmblemEyewear

 

J. Crew Panama HatPanama Hat, $60 from J. Crew

 

Anorak/raincoat

Old Navy Flannel Lined CoatFlannel-Lined Canvas Jacket, $65 from Old Navy

 

Mens Wearhouse Calvin Klein Blue Linen Extreme Slimfit Sport CoatCalvin Klein Sportscoat, $79.99 from Men’s Wearhouse

 

Amazon Neutrogena Men Triple Protect Faace LotionNeutrogena Men Triple Protect Face Lotion with Sunscreen, $9.25 from Amazon

 

It’s always a good idea to check the weather in advance, in case you need to get an umbrella or a good sunscreen when you arrive.

Do you have any awesome Myrtle Beach memories to share? Any recommendations? Share in the comments below or on Instagram with #brokeassbride!

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  • 9/23

    Affiliate Disclaimer NewTheTieBarAccessories
    Dudes, let’s face it. When it comes to saving money for your wedding, every single penny counts. One of the easiest ways to trim down your budget is to cut down the costs of small things, like fashion accessories. Our friends over at The Tie Bar have an immense assortment of pieces for guys, in a wide range of options. Here’s a list of items you can find under $25, but not all of them. We encourage you to venture through their site and check out all the styles they have—and check out their blog for a bevy of great inspirations.

    Items to Feature:
    The Tie Bar Brewhouse Herringbone wool tie

    Brewhouse Herringbone wool tie, $19
    The Tie Bar Carpenter Checks cotton tie

    Carpenter Checks cotton tie, $19
    The Tie Bar Bulletin Dot linen tie

    Bulletin Dot linen tie, $19

    Clearly, they are going to have a HUGE selection of ties. Even better, they come out with new styles every season alongside their tried-and-true staples.

    The Tie Bar Bowties
    The Tie Bar Checkmates BowtieCheckmates, $19

    SO. MANY. BOWTIES. They have a very wide selection of styles, colors & fabrics—and they’ll all under $25!

    The Tie Bar Tie Bars
    Tie Bars, $15 Each

    Tie Bars are a great way to polish your look and get that Mad Men style.

    The Tie Bar Gingham Pin

    Petite Gingham lapel pin, $8
    The Tie Bar Knit Flower

    Lapel Flower, $5
    The Tie Bar Danbury Plaid Pin

    Danbury Plaid lapel pin, $8

    Don’t want to go with a froofy boutonniere? Opt for a lapel pin! The Tie Bar’s are super affordable, so you can have the entire groom party wear ‘em.

    The Tie Bar Deep Blue Square Cufflinks

    Deep Blue Square cufflinks, $20
    The Tie Bar Silk Knots Cufflinks
    Silk Knots cufflinks, $20 for 3

    If your shirt has French cuffs, you’ll need cuff links. Many retailers charge serious dough for them, but The Tie Bar has an affordable selection.

    TheTieBarSocks
    Socks, $8 Each, $20 for 3-Pack

    Socks are a VERY inexpensive way to personalize your look, especially for the quirky groom. We love when the groom party has coordinated socks — they make for some great photography.

    BABPocketSquare
    The Tie Bar Dotted Dots pocket square

    Dotted Dots pocket square, $10
    The Tie Bar Solid Knit pocket square

    Solid Knit pocket square, $10

    These give a nice pop to a suit and elevate a look. Don’t be intimidated if you don’t know how to style pocket squares, we have a post to help you out!

    TheTieBarAccessories
    Now put those pennies back in your pocket and go out and be stylish.

    Any accessories you’ve got your eye on? Let us know in the comments, or share it with #brokeassbride on Instagram!

  • 9/9

    Classic Cashmere Sport Coat, $348.98 from Nordstrom “To achieve the nonchalance, which is absolutely necessary for a man, one article at least must not match.” – Hardy Amies, Fashion Designer Patterns can be a tricky style element—do it wrong and you might end up looking like a character from Alice in Wonderland. There are some pretty simple rules regarding patterns, and how to mix them,…

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    8/12

    Hey there, dudes! It’s time to talk about rings. We've covered the baubles for the ladies, and now it's time to focus on you. I won’t go into a long diatribe about their significance, the symbolism of eternal love and blah, blah, blah. Instead, I’ve done a bit of shopping and I’m gonna share the loot I’ve found. The list is separated into three categories:…

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    1/29

    Credit: Emily Takes Photos Alright grooms, I'm gonna give you a quick and dirty lesson about your shirting. Don't worry — it's not gonna be that brutal. However, before we get into styling, it's important to note a few key things when the shopping for the right shirt, especially when it comes to a wedding. And while it may seem that shirts can run on the…

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    1/15

    Photo: Persimmon Images It's no wonder these distant islands are a popular trip destination; it's always beautiful, the climate is fairly temperate year round, and there's TONS to do! When you're packing for your Hawaii honeymoon, be sure to consider all the activities you'll be doing. Bring appropriate footwear, outerwear, and swimwear. And as always, I recommend bringing at least one outfit that's dressy enough…

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    12/4

    Alright guys, let’s be honest, dressing up kinda sucks. There's all the fussy jackets and ties, not to mention the stiff shoes. Have you ever been to a wedding where the groom and groomsmen looked like kids in their dad’s suits? Yeah, not fun. That’s why it’s important to make sure you dress not only to fit the occasion -- whether it’s formal or otherwise…

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    11/20

    Chicago Skyline Print from Etsy seller TheWildlands Ahhhhh, the Windy City. It's definitely one of the most romantic cities on the continent. All the aphrodesiac-inducing shopping, the sparkling lights, the snuggle-worthy breezes — it's no wonder couples choose this location for their honeymoon. Plus, there's tons to do, from museums and gallery shows to view, live performances, to cuddly strolls through the town. No matter…

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    11/6

    Image: Whitney Huynh Alright grooms, step aside — this one’s for the Best Man. The day of the wedding is a big day for your bestie, so make sure something small doesn’t fuck it all up. He’ll thank you for life if you take all the right measures and plan it out properly. Trust me, I’ve been in a lot of weddings and you’d be amazed…

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